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this 5-year-old. >>> still ahead, toyota paying a record fine for not alerting u.s. officials about a dangerous pedal defect. the automaker said it did not break the law. could the judge in the casey anthony trial be taken off the case? we'll tell you what's going on with that big story. man: be kind to your eyes with transitions lenses. transitions adapt to changing light so you see your whole day comfortably and conveniently while protecting your eyes from the sun. ask your eyecare professional which transitions lenses are right for you. woman: discover the protection, comfort and convenience of transitions lenses for the entire family at transitions.com/walmart or visit a walmart vision center today. and wear hats. i was always the hat guy. i can't even tell you how much it's changed my life. [ male announcer ] only rogaine is proven to regrow hair in 85% of guys. no more hats. [ male announcer ] stop losing. start gaining. no more hats. if you could see how nature made fish oil protects your heart, you'd be glad you take it. its omega 3's strengthen your cell walls so they stay
mortgage giant now the focus of a criminal investigation. >>> plus, deadline day for toyota. will the company pay up on that record government fine? >>> toss out the calendar. it doesn't feel like an april morning out there a check of weather and traffic next. >>> weather and traffic on the 1s. it's 4:41. chilly 47 degrees in washington. and it's in the mid 40s in prince george's county. arlington, fairfax, montgomery county now in the low 40s. quite a chilly start this morning. we have it down into the 30s in prince william, culpeper. this zone here may be getting scattered frost so if do you have any tender plants, any house plants you set outside early this season, bring them in. and southern maryland now in the 40s as well as northern neck and eastern shore. now over the last 12 hours we've got high pressure over us with clear sky and we'll have lot of sunshine today. afternoon highs should climb into the mid 60s and overnight tonight another clear night. mid 40s tomorrow morning and by tomorrow afternoon into the mid 60s again with lots of sunshine. then we'll have a so
by toyota. we've got more it, though. >>> it's been more than a month since former new york congressman eric massa resigned from office and left washington. today we are getting new details about just how bad things reportedly got for his staffers in his office. "the washington post" reports that massa's aides repeatedly complained to senior staff, alleging that massa touched them in a sexual manner or made sexual overtures, including expressing desire to have sex with one of the men in the office. this as the house continues to investigate the allegations against the former congressman. nbc's luke russert is on capitol hill. luke, why are we learning such specific and quite honestly to some, disturbing, allegations now? >> reporter: well, tamron, it's quite interesting. what a lot of members said to me who are close to the situation about a month ago, is once you get some real investigative reporting into eric massa, you're going to have a real big problem. all sorts of allegations are going to come out. that is, in fact, what happened today with the amazing report from the "washington post
gains we had yesterday. we had toyota in focus yesterday. moody's cutting the, elsewhere in shanghai, the composite, 1.1% lower. we're seeing more measures, fresh measures by the government to cut circulation. that is weighing on the index there. the hang seng down 0.3%. in south korea, the kospi sliding 0.4%. the bombay sensex rising to the up side, up 1.3%. and the australian market down almost 1%. how is all this impacting the ftse cnbc global 3 hunl index? let's check to see how that is faring in light of what's happening in the equity market. we are waiting for it to come up. just give us a little bit of time so far. nicole, it is one of those things on a thursday morning. what can i say? >> i like to call it a friday eve, christine. it makes it sounds a little better. regardless of the charts, let's take a look at what we're seeing in the united states. lower across the board with dow futures down about 8 below fair value right now. excuse me. they are a little bit lower, actually. so are nasdaq futures and s&p 500 futures. we have about 100 of the s&p 500 companies reportsing
they don't think any of the kids ingested the drugs. >>> and more trouble for toyota. the automaker is recalling 600,000 sienna minivans made between 1998 and 2010, this year. toyota says too much exposure to road salt may cause the cable holding the spare tire to fall, putting nearby vehicles in danger. toyota says it's working on the problem and advises owners to bring their siennas into dealers for an inspection. >>> well, they think they have found the piece of a meteor in wisconsin. scientists -- you see some video here -- but there was a fireball in the sky last week. now university of wisconsin add madison scientists say they believe they have found a fragment from a meteor. now, it lit up the sky earlier this week. i believe it was on wednesday. now a man has found a peanut-sized rock that he says hit the roof of his home. here's a look at some of the video once before. now, this is a big deal to amateur astronomers and scientists, a rare event to get ahold of possibly a piece of a meteor. you have people out there who market and collect these things, who sell and trade thes
. the japanese carmaker toyota has agreed to pay our record $16.4 million to safety regulators in the u.s. regulators say toyota failed to inform the government about the concerns over its accelerator pedals. the chinese prime minister has visited the scene of last week's earthquake. saving lives is still the priority. rescue teams are picking through rubble. stay with us, if you can, on "bbc world news." still to come -- pope benedict marks five years at the helm of the vatican. we go to germany to find out how the catholic church is grappling with the child sex abuse scandal. first though, the exiled prime minister of thailand again calls for parliament to be dissolved and for new elections. that is the main demand of the red shirt protesters to a encamping for weeks in the middle of bangkok. hundreds of soldiers at been deployed to stop the move into the capital's business district. our correspondent has this report from the thai capital. >> troops on the streets of bangkok, heavily armed and ready to crack down on a protest that has already lasted weeks. us a real seen as tourists,
explosion outside of a school, a 6-year-old boy was killed. toyota has agreed to pay a record $16.5 million to american safety regulators. toyota was asked to pay because regulators failed to inform the government of troubles. the chinese president has visited the scene of the earthquake on the get plateau. rescue teams are still picking through rubble. at least 1,700 people are now known to have died. >> good to have you with us. stay if you can. pope benedict xvi marks five years in the vatican. we go to germany to find out how the chump is grippling with the child sex abuse scandal. >> first, though, the exiled former prime minister of thailand has again called for parliament to be dissolved and for a new election. that is the main demand of the red shirt protestors who have been camping for weeks in the middle of bangkok. most support him. hundreds of soldiers have been deployed to stop the movement into the business district. last week 25 people died when the protests turned violent. we have this report from the thai capital. >> troops on the streets of bangkok, heavily armed and ready
:30. and the enforcement of safety standards, yesterday the department of transportation fined toyota for failure to correct certain problems. tonight, two former members of the highway traffic administration discussed car safety standards. they're joined by the president and c.e.o. of auto manufacturers which represents toyota. viewers can call in or tweet their questions tonight beginning at 8:00 p.m. live on c-span. >> c-span, our public affairs content is available on television, radio and online, and you can also connect with us on twitter, facebook and youtube and sign up for our scheduled alert emails at c-span.org. >> white house press secretary robert gibbs said today president obama is likely to meet with the chinese president next monday. as world leaders arrive for a nuclear security summit. the value of china's currency could be on the agenda for that meeting. more now on u.s. nuclear policy and other issues. this is 55 minutes. >> the white house will host the nuclear summit here in washington, d.c. i wanted to list for you all a couple different things. first, the 47 countries, inc
at a time. >>> we have news of an important recall. toyota is recalling the 2010 lexus gx 460 suv to address problems with the stability control system. this affects 9400 vehicles since the mall opened on sale in december. it halted sales of the vehicle last week after consumer reports listed adult by warning because of a high rollover risk. >> the supreme court is considering a case that could have an impact on how you use your work issue cellphone or blackberry. justices heard arguments yesterday in a case brought by police officers in ontario, california. they accused the department of snooping after an audit of messages on department issued devices uncovered sexually explicit text messages. the high court will rule on it later this year. >>> coming up, the fight over financial reform. president obama watched wall street to shake up while its biggest player prepares for battle with regulators. >> the capitals rallied on a road, taking the lead in the series. we will have highlights. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10
news on toyota. just agreeing to pay a record, mark, fine. this is $16.4 million. it's to u.s. safety regulators for the government's claim it delayed a massive accelerator pedal recall in january, and again, to give some perspective, that is a very small amount for a company like toyota. most fines are relative to the reputational issues, but when you think about wall street and the fines, for example, what this may cost goldman sachs, it's always the reputational issue that's much more costly than the actual fine. >> yeah. plus, now they've got that issue with their big suv, withdrawing it from sales because of safety concerns. hasn't been a good year for toyota. >> no, it has not. well, the s.e.c. reportedly investigating other mortgage deals by wall street's biggest firms after accusing goldman sachs of fraud. now we are going to be joined by senator kay bailey hutchison, republican member of the senate banking committee. she was obviously with us last week, and well, a lot of things have happened since then. senator hutchison, good to have you with us. we appreciate it. >> thank
. >> the military says a u.s. soldier was killed during the assault when a helicopter ended up crashing. >>> toyota agrees to pay a record fine, but its problems are not over. why the fallout from its sticking accelerator recall is only the beginning. >>> real estate developer donald trump is known for saying exactly what he thinks. so what does he think about the real estate market and the economy in general? cnnmoney.com poppy harlow said down to kind of pick his brain. i think we sometimes forget that he did make some money in real estate because we just think of him as a personality now. >> a lot of it. not just the one saying "you're fired" on the apprentice. we talked. it was a long talk about the economy, jobs, housing and the recovery. he spoke in depth that the fear of the fall of commercial real estate, office buildings, et cetera, could be worse than the decline of the housing market. he address that had and more. take a quick look. >> in terms of commercial real estate in general, the fear is that it will be worse than the housing fallout. do you think that's possible? >> i don't think
's interesting. >>> toyota is now recalling cars because of a deceleration problem. jennifer westhoven, good morning. this is the toyota sequoyah suv. you come to a stop sign, and you go to hit the gas, and the acceleration is not catching. this is for the 2003 models. if you have one, contact your toyota dealer for repairs. >>> let's check your family finances two new resources. the new york stock exchange has a site called money sense for advice for saving for retirement, taking out a loan, creating a household budget. maybe if you don't have a 401(k), you may feel i don't know where to go on the web to learn these things. here's something for when you want to teach your kids financial lessons. they are making a e ing ing a cd warren buffett secret millionaires club. he has simple lessons kids could learn. he says things like derivatives are weapons of mass destruction. >> he's classic for the one lines. >> they there will be 26 episodes that will be online to help kids form good money habits. back to you. >> kids of all ages. we can all tune in. >>> the other woman in the john edwards sca
and the government's response. a truck bomb killed 168 people on this date in 1995. >>> toyota agreed today to pay a record $16 million fine to the transportation department. the government said toyota hid problems with sticky accelerators for months. toyota said it will pay the fine to get the matter behind it. but the company denies it broke any law. >>> republicans aren't beating around the bush anymore. they say flat out they will filibuster new rules for the nation's financial system. gop senators contend the legislation would lead to more bank bailouts and they back a crackdown on derivatives. that's news. derivatives, the speculatives investments at the heart of the meltdown. >> as a general rule, i think we ought to improve the current system which everyone seems to feel is falling short. exactly how that will be done we'll leave to the experts on the banking committee who can hopefully work that part of it out on a bipartisan basis. >> the white house announced president obama will travel to new york on thursday to press for wall street reforms. >>> we'll bring you more on the volcanic as
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block of alabama avenue in southeast. the driver of that toyota was killed after being struck by a speeding van. a child who was riding in that vehicle is said to be in critical condition. of his in the car. witnesses say the van was traveling dangerously fast. >> i was coming down and the traffic was slowing up right here and i looked in my rearview mirror and this van was coming. it seemed like to me he was doing about 100 miles per hour. he pulled on the side of the incoming traffic and he hit the car right there and that was pretty much everything. >> the driver of the van was rescued after the collision sparked a small fire. no word on if any charges will be filed. >>> d.c. police say they think the murder of brian betts is not random and it is likely he had some connection to the killer. the lack of details has left his neighbors in silver spring worried. >> we are taking more precautions now. we are considering getting an alarm system now. pretty nerve wracking. >> the investigation now cents are on two key pieces of evidence, betts' home, his blue suv that was taken th
ask allison. this week i'm getting to the bottom of one viewer's concerns about a toyota recall that effected her firsthand. we'll have that for you next. >>> and here is another look at today's trivia question. which was the only team to have a better win-loss record for the redskins. have to think about this one. the giants, the cowboys, the dolphins or the san francisco 49ers? the answ coming up -- coming up later. >>> charlie wilson from the gap band is here today. know the stain. after an alpaca? i have. it was awesome. ♪ call 1-800-steemer crafted to be exceptionally smooth... decadently rich... delightful... chocolate... bliss. hershey's bliss chocolate. crafted for bliss. ♪ ¿por que no probamos esto? ♪ old el paso. a special blend of seasoning... for especially delicious tacos. feed your fiesta! kids are hungry after school. that's why i always have totino's pizza rolls. big pizza taste. in a bite size roll. kids can't resist their delicious pizza flavor. totino's pizza rolls. the pizza way to snack. what do you guys want to do? both: make rice krispie® treats! s
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love the air®. >>> back now with news that toyota has announced another recall, this one involving the 2003 sequoia suv. toyota wants to upgrade the stability control system on those models. the company says there has not been any accidents or injuries related to that particular system in this case. >>> there is important news tonight about alzheimer's. the seventh leading cause of death in this country, according to the alzheimer's association. finding a way to prevent the disease would be medicine's so-called holy grail. which is why today's news from the national institutes of health was so disappointing to so many people. our report on it tonight from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> daddy going to take you to school? >> reporter: jennifer beall is 38 years old. she saw two grandparents die of alzheimer's. then her father's memory began to fail as the disease struck him. >> my dad was diagnosed at 68. i have a 9-month-old and a 4-year-old. i hope i'm around to remember them. >> reporter: to try to ward off dementia, beall exercises a lot, eats a heart healthy d
.com. >> it is so important that teenagers get that message. >>> it record-setting fine for toyota. they have to pay the government $15.40 million. that is the maximum penalty allowed under law. they failed to quickly report defects in the accelerator pedals. the car maker denies they are at any fault. toyota announced it is recalling the 2010 lexus to suggest possible rollover risks. 6000 vehicles have been sold since it went on sale last december. they are conducting safety tests on all of their suvs. >>> gun owners, hunters and other gun rights advocates gathered at the washington monument for an on armed event. they say that dc gun laws are unconstitutional. >>> a milestone today. it has been 15 years since the deadly oklahoma city bombing. we are told a special ceremony was held the exact moment the bomb exploded killing 168 people. >> memorials do not get any easier for the families of the victims of the oklahoma city bombing, even after 50 years have passed. one by one, they laid flowers on the memorial site of their loved ones. >> my mother is gone but not forgotten. >> there are the names t
iyad allawi. toyota will pay the u.s. government a record fine of $16.4 million for safety violations. the transportation department accused the automaker of failing to report accelerator problems in a timely manner. toyota denied any wrongdoing, but said it wanted to avoid a "protracted dispute." also today, the company recalled the 2010 lexus gx 460 after "consumer reports" warned it's prone to rolling over. for the record, toyota is an underwriter of the newshour. on wall street today, blue-chip stocks made up some of the ground they lost on friday. the dow jones industrial average gained 73 points to close at 11,092. but the nasdaq fell 1 point to close at 2480. the russian government served notice today that a freeze on u.s. adoptions will stay in force until a new agreement is in place. talks were to begin today, but the ash cloud over europe prevented the u.s. delegation from getting to moscow. the russians imposed a freeze last week after a tennessee woman sent her adopted son back to russia by himself. those are some of the day's main stories. i'll be back at the end of the p
government told toyota today to pay more than $16 million, a record civil penalty for an automaker. transportation secretary ray lahood said toyota should have notified regulators much sooner about gas pedals that were sticking. the company has two weeks to accept or contest the fine. toyota is an underwriter of the newshour, for the record. those are some of the day's main stories. i'll be back at the end of the program with a preview of what you'll find tonight on the newshour's web site. for now, back to jeff. >> brown: and still to come on the newshour, the i-pad and the future of computing; troubled times for silicon valley; and jews, arabs, and the holocaust. but first, the pope's response to the scandals that have rocked the catholic church. margaret warner has the story. >> warner: on a soggy sunday in rome, thousands of the faithful celebrated easter mass in st. peter's square. but amid the age old ritual came a break with tradition. cardinal anglo, dean of the college of cardinals irb issued a ringing tribute to pope benedict xvi lauding him as the unfailing rock of the c
reputation. >>> more trouble for toyota this morning. the company is recalling 600,000 sienna minivans because of possible corrosion in the spare tire carrier. it affects models between 1998 and 2010 driven in cold climate regions. they say that rust from road salt could cause the cable to break. meanwhile toyota said it's duplicated handling problems with the 2010 lexus gx-460. "consumer reports" issued a rare don't buy warning because of rollover concerns. toyota said it's evaluating remedies. >>> a wisconsin man may have found a piece of the meteor that cut through the midwestern sky this week. residents from wisconsin to iowa spotted the streaking space rock. the scientists are examining the recovered fragment which is about the size of an unshelled peanut. earlier reports indicate it could be from an asteroid belt between mars and jupiter. >>> some active weather this weekend. a strong storm knocked out power to more than 10,000 people in the ohio valley on friday. thunderstorms and high winds downed trees and power lines and caused damage to several homes. and it's looking more l
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troubles for toyota this morning of the struggling motor company will recall the 2010 lexus gs 460 because of possible rollover problems according to a transportation official. the recall comes after consumer reports rated the suv a rare "don't buy" last week. toyota sold 6,000 of those vehicles since it went on sale in december, all of which will be included in the recall. >>> the crew of the space shuttle "discovery" back on solid ground. the landing was scheduled for yesterday canceled because of rain. more rain and fog delayed this morning's return as well but the skies broke just long enough for "discovery" to return to earth. a picture perfect landing. the astronauts went 6 million miles on the trip to the international space center before the homecoming at kennedy space center. >>> today is april 20th, in some circles 420, a reference to marijuana. coincidentally cnbc out with a new poll on pot. 55% of people polled opposed legalizing pot, 33% favor it. let's get more details from trish regan. different numbers but a gender gap there, right? >> reporter: yes, there is a gender gap.
into that toyota killing mary winbush and seriously youring four children. the children are expected to survive. -- a 34-year-old is now charged with involuntary manslaughter. >>> the country is remembering a civil rights icon. dr. dorothy height counseled u.s. presidents, served as head of the u.s. council of negro women for four decades and was an organizer and leader with the ywca. she passed away yesterday morning. admires are have been stopping by to pay their respects. >>> president obama has issued a statement on dr. height's passing t reads in part: >>> in our 9:00 hour, we'll be talking with alexis herman about the legacy of dr. height. >>> the district move a step closer to legalizing medical marijuana. council approved a bill that would allow chronically ill patients to use drug with a doctor's prescription. they would have to buy it from a city sanctioned distribution center. >>> the district's fight if a vote in congress hits another delay. tachtsed to another heated issue in d.c., the city's gun control laws. some members of congress will not vote in favor of the bill that would c
. >> other stories new this morning at 14 minutes past the hour. toyota's faulty gas pedals bring on the largest fine ever imposed to the auto industry. the automaker is expected to agree to pay the government more than $16 million for waiting four months before reporting problems. >> you'll love this. five major airlines backing off plans to charge passengers for carry-on bags. spirit airlines recently announced a $45 fee to store bags, yes, in the overhead bins. chuck schumer got involved. he got delta and jetblue to promise they will not follow suit. he is meeting with spirit's ceo tomorrow. >> we actually had him on the show and talking about that whole thing and christina did a little breakdown of what you're getting when you fly these days. >> unbelievable. >> but we're talking about goldman sachs and the sec accusing this huge bank of fraud. >> a fraud charge for goldman sachs, a company that has minted money over the past 15 months, a company that took bailout money over a year ago, now charged with fraud by the sec. this story is just getting started. the drama started to
to earn 36.5% of the bank after the capital raising. >>> ross, toyota says it managed to boost global production in march by a whooping 96.7%, relative 770,000 vehicles. but the steep gain is largely on the back of low comparison figures from march 2009 numbers when the company was adjusting to a plunge in demand in the wake of the global financial crisis. still, things could be looking up for the embattled automaker. the nikkei reporter this weekend said impressive operating profit of as high as half a billion dollars for the financial year. above market consensus. this is attributable to the weaker yen and cost-cutting efforts. toyota shares getting a boost up more than 3%, 3690 japanese yen. >>> and still to come on the program, we'll take a look at what's moving the stock markets in our european stock watch. right after this. >>> look at the view of times square early in the morning in new york. 22 minutes past 4:00. eurozone governments a little bit lower today. investor tensions still very much, the ten-year note yield has dropped at 3.04%. ten years, huge week of auctions this
rebook her is sunday. rachel martin, abc news, dulles international airport. >>> toyota says it will pay the largest government penalty ever against an automaker. the company today will approve paying a $16.4 million fine. the transportation department had proposed the fine because toyota waited four months to report the gas pedal defects that resulted in the recall of millions of vehicles. >>> a financial reform bill is expected to be brought to the senate floor this week. the bill's supporters say it changes some of how wall street's biggest players do business. critics don't think so. but as david kerley reports that isn't getting the obama administration down. >> it may not have sounded like it with republicans saying the bill should be scrapped, they should start off with a bipartisan effort. but the administration says it's confident that financial reform is going to pass soon. and the treasury secretary believes he'll even get some republican votes. >> i believe that we are very close on this. that we agree on the vast bulk of the things necessary to end too big to fail, protect t
in 1994. dorothy height was 98 years old. >>> toyota is recalling thousands of 2010 lexus gx-460s to fix software and the electronics stability control systems. "consumer reports" issued a safety warning about the car last week. >>> prob's pesident obama's preg a tough fight for democrats this november. he spoke last night at a california fund-raiser for senator barbara boxer. at one event he was heckled by protesters calling for the repeal of the don't ask, don't tell policy for gays in the military. the president says he's already asked congress to repeal it. >>> police are looking for a motive this morning following a deadly shooting outside a knoxville, tennessee hospital. they say a gunman took a taxi to the hospital on monday, paid the driver to wait, then opened fire killing a woman and wounding two others before taking his own life. officials do not think the gunman knew the victims. >>> a new study finds that one-third of u.s. teenagers with cell phones send more than 100 text messages a day. the study by the pew internet and american life project says that texting is now the ma
defect and it affects the acella. we had talked about toyota suspending worldwide sales of its lexus, gx 460. also saying it's starting safety tests for all the suvs. so that stock is down 8%, as well. >>> the banking stocks doing well on the back of good numbers from jpmorgan and that helped south korea's kospi push higher. the banks in south korea also doing well because moody's yesterday updating -- or upping the sovereign ratings and it does show that the financial health seems to be a little better. so good gains for the financials in south korea, as well. and on that note, i'll send it back to nicole in the u.s. >> and saijal, for all of you procrastinators out there, there is less than 20 hours to file your federal income tax forms. up nextwell, we will talk to john hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, coming up. ♪ well, look who's here. it's ellen. hey, mayor white. how you doing? great. come on in. would you like to see our new police department? yeah, all right. this way. and here it is. completely networked. so, anything happening, suz? she's all good. oh, my gosh. is that
toyota, the company has told company to stop selling its lexus suv. they're testing the risks identified by the magazine. it says no decision has been made whether to suspend sales and markets outside of the u.s. and canada. checking toyota shares, they were up almost 1% in shares today regaining after a slide caused by the magazine. nicole. >> christine, although paying taxes is about as popular as a visit to the dentist, most people manage to pay them every year. some people are dodging their obligations as taxpayers. check out our website to see what people do to try and fool the u.s. >>> after the break, i'll tell you why this is expected to be one of the most controversial that ubs has ever seen. >>> welcome back to "worldwide exchange." i'm steve sedgwick in europe. the time is 14 minutes past the hour. banking giant ubs faces a turbulent shareholder meeting later this morning in basul. activists shareholders are preparing to reject the bank's bonus packages as well as plans to absorb from wrongdoing. joining us for more on the groaned is complain schober. carolin, the bank seems t
will produce enough power to power about 1,000 houses. >>> toyota is recalling sport utility vehicles from 2003. it will address the electronic stability control system. in some cases, it could activate a low speed and prevent the suv from accelerating as quickly as the driver expects. toyota says it has no reports of accidents. that is our show for this wednesday. thanks for watching. "the dylan ratigan show" is coming up next. dylan will have more on this breaking news on the breakthrough in the senate financial reform bill. he'll talk to jeff murkily. have a great day. with no artif, flavors, or preservatives. new purefitness... from crystal light. a pure way to water your body. the 57th president of the united states. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ bell rings ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at&t. the nation's fastest 3g network. this mother's day, get 50% off all messaging phones after mail-in rebate, like the pantech reveal, only from at&t. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 investment firms wouldn't even dream of overcharging people. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 in fact, they'd spend all of their time dreaming up ways tdd# 1-800-345-25
bludgeoning him. he did manage to grab some money from the register. >>> the transportation fined toyota $16.4 million, the largest amount allowed by the law for withholding information on unexpected acceleration in their vehicles due to defective gas pedals. while officials say they are accepting the responsibility paying the penalty, toyota is not expected to admit wrongdoing. >>> astronauts aboard the shuttle "discovery" will have to wait another day to return home. nasa canceled the second and last attempt for a landing at the kennedy space center today. the shuttle is returning from a mission to resupply and service the international space center. this is one of nasa's final shuttle flights before it retires its fleet in september. >>> right now on msnbc we have a weather channel look at the ash movement from volcano in iceland. more live reports on the impact on your travel coming up. >>> plus how former president bill clinton thinks his wife would do as the next supreme court justice. clinton one-on-one with our own luke russert just ahead. [ woman ] nine iron, it's almost tee-time. t
years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ impact fishing markets in japan, marine legislation in the u.s., and food consumption in italy? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment objectives, risks, fees, expe
traffic controllers were negligent. >>> in morning we have another car recall. involves 50,000 toyota see could i ya. it could prevent the suv from accelerating as quickly as the driver might expect. toyota will upgrade the software to fix the problem. no accidents or injuries are connected with this issue. >>> tiger woods tees off in the quail hollow championship in north carolina. it's the second tournament since the sex scandal and first time he'll play outside of the sheltered confines of the masters. still, he says he's happy to be playing golf again. >> when i had a lot of struggles internally for a while now, and that's one of the reasons why it wasn't that much fun. the game is now where it used to be. that's where it should be. it should be fun. >> tiger tees off at 7:40 this morning. he's committed to playing in the u.s. open in june. >>> 4:51. time for traffic and weather on the ones. >> what kind of day will we have? >> the thermometer will get whiplash. we'll hit the 70s this afternoon. a dramatic warm-up by mid to late morning. there's a live view from the city camera and th
say he might be driving a blue 1991 toyota van or a red 2001 ford f-350 pickup with a cover over the cab. he is facing several charges, including abduction and violation of a protective order. >>> racy pictures and videos of several bethesda teenagers have made their way from cell phone to cell phone by their own classmates. police investigating a sexting scandal at pyle middle and whitman high schools. in some cases, the photos were sold to students. we're joined with more details now. >> apparently the students posed willingly for the photos and were taken outside of the school. administrators have contacted the parents of the girls in those photographs as well as those who sold or purchased them. now, this discovery was made last week when a student brought an ipod touch to class with the explicit pictures. school officials notified police, then told parents in a letter the pictures were sold during the day. the school day at pyle middle school. in one case, a student collected money from classmates to let them see the photos. they don't believe school computers were used in a
taken to the hospital, with serious injuries. >> we have news of an important recall. toyota is recalling the 2010 lexus gx 460 as you need to address problems with the stability control system. -- lexus gx 460 suv. they halted sales last week. >> the supreme court is considering a case that could have an impact on how you use your cell phone or blackberry. there were arguments heard yesterday in the case of police officers in ontario, california. they accused the department of snooping after an audit of messages on department-issued devices on coverage racy and sexually explicit text messages. if the supreme court will hear the case later this year. >> coming up, the fight for financial reform, president obama wants wall street to shake up while its biggest supporter preps for a battle with lawmakers. >> more information could be at risk. >> a chilly start. rain could be on the way. it's a few degrees warmer than it was yesterday >> tuesday morning. welcome back to good morning washington. meteorologist adam caskey at the virginia metro station. it's quiet. a lot of people j
. >> other big stories we're keeping an eye on today. toyota followed by the word recall. you've been hearing that over the past weeks and months. they're recalling the lexus gx 460. technicians will upgrade the stability control software. a week ago today it was "consume are reports" that rated the gx 460 a rare don't buy. its test which is are now confirmed by toyota, show the suv could tip over in certain situations. >>> sweeping immigration bill is now on the governor's desk in arizona. she is expected to sign it. the legislature gave final approval monday for this. the bill requires police to stop anyone they suspect is in the country illegally and check for documentation. critics calling it mandatory racial profiling. >> our number one obligation is government. it's not the education or the health or other aspects of our daily lives, but it's the protection of life, liberty and property. >> you will have neighbors perhaps turning against neighbors, friends against friends and family against family. >> tony harris, he was talking to both sides in this arizona immigration debate. you can
. >> nicole, guess what? another recall from toyota. 13,000 of its lexus vehicles are headed back to the software which reportedly could cause the product to tip over. toyota says the recall will not affect the chinese market. this comes after the battered automaker agreed to pay a fine of $16.4 million to the u.s. deposit. >> meanwhile, eu transport ministers have agreed to partially open usair space. the pressure has been growing, though, to reopen the skies. the airline industry suffering losses of as much as $250 million a day. the asia cloud didn't make it as far as the canada eastern seaboard yesterday. the country sees pretty low risk from the traveling ash and normal operations have since resumed. international flights are taking off from the airport today in europe from the likes of paris and spain. last week, of course, it was a death spiral. now apparently it is a death circle. this is george soros, billionaire investor, selling cnbc that the company faces falling into higher borrowing costs. it will hurt economic activity. david kotok is still with us. david, the germa
on the economy are strengthening. still in japan, we continue to watch toyota. it's back. toyota announced it has started selling its luxury suv, the lexus gs-460 this week after the cars were pulled off the dealership for two weeks. some sales of the 460 models after a consumer report magazine warned against buying the vehicle and called it a safety risk. in a note to send out to u.s. dealers this week, the automaker said owners of the recalled vehicles will get a free car wash and fuel tanks filled and may claim as much as $45 for one day of rental expenses. all right. coming up next on "worldwide exchange," we will continue to look at what's happening in the markets and how uncertainty in the euro zone can prove to be a boom for asian investments. that's coming up next. cloudy with winds blowing northwest at 10 kilometers fer hour. humidity, 65%. bertha. >> love it. joining us now, peter dixon from commerzbank and, of course within still with us, our guest host, robert pryor, senior asian economist from hsbc. peter, i wanted to start with you. the big number today here in the u.s. is going to
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, toyota, despite mno tiple pe to ced bct recall and reams of bad publicity, the auto maker lothat.ed sales gnighns of sev%. the big question, can car companies keep consumers coming in? >> it will be concermer eet it will be people getting back to work. job creation. eet weater economy. it's a new product as well. the ne to pe to ced bct excite plowple. vehicles have never been older than they are. people have to make a ickecision, at some poin. y do i rallonighr my vehicle or buy a new vehicle? >> regardless, this month nexu5ers may indicate a more confident consumer and that could be good news for the eet e pn ne to yoarl,to kerry fox news. >> chris: construction spending fell by 1.3% in he pebruary v thabis the lowest level since november of 2002. but the manxtacturering sector expanded in march at the strongest pace since july of 2004. stosince the dow gnighned 70.5. the s&p 500 finished ahead 8 2/3. nasdaq was up 4 2/din later in the t brow, correspondent ashvid lee miller looks at how one southern city is dealing with the recession. the rallowellican party may have some money woes,
in the 3600 block of alabama avenue. police say the driver of the van that crashed into the toyota killing mary winbush and seriously injuring four children is now facing manslaughter charges. he has a suspended license and dui. police say his van crossed the center line and hit another car so hard it flipped into the air and flipped over. >>> a teenager has drowned in the patuxent river. police got a call that a 15- year-old had jumped into the water in anne arundel county just before 4:00 yesterday. rescue crews and boats searched the area for more than an hour and a half before finding the boy's body. his name has not yet been released. >>> a pioneer, a crusader, the passionate fighter for civil rights. >> just a few of a long list of accolades for dorothy height. dr.height died early tuesday at howard university hospital. but besides being a force for social justice, she is also fondly being remembered for a staple in her wardrobe. >> she was a fighter, a warrior and she always had this warm smile. i love her hats. i love the way she tressed. >> i could never forget dorothy with those
. march was a strong month for u.s. auto sales-- thanks to heavy incentives for buyers. nissan and toyota today announced gains of more than 40%. ford sales were up nearly that much. general motors and honda rose more than 20% each. chrysler was down 8%. wall street closed out the week on a high. the rally followed reports first-time jobless claims fell this week and factory output rose in march at the fastest rate in five years. as a result, the dow jones industrial average gained more than 70 points to close at 10,927. the nasdaq rose four points to close at 2,402. the markets will be closed tomorrow, for good friday. overall pay for corporate executives fell slightly last year. that finding came today in a survey done for "the wall street journal". it said executive compensation has been down two straight years-- the first time that's happened in 20 years. at the same time, "the washington post" reported companies are ignoring federal guidelines and paying more executives in cash. the guidelines are designed to shift the focus of pay to longer-term corporate gains. the confessed killer
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